August 6: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?


To Dishonor Jesus #1: Give the proper tithe and think that satisfies the call to being a faithful follower of Jesus. Luke 11:42

To Dishonor Jesus #2: Entitlement to power, privilege and status—and the recognition that comes with those things. Luke 11:43

To Dishonor Jesus #3: That you do so little with you faith you might as well be dead. Luke 11:44

To Dishonor Jesus #4: Oppress the weak while basking in your own position over them. Luke 11:46

To Dishonor Jesus #5: Enable or cover up lies and injustice under the cloak of religion. For that, you will be held responsible. Luke 11:47-51

To Dishonor Jesus #6: Keep to yourself the knowledge, power and influence that have been given freely to you by God. Luke 11:52

Much love.

About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is author of the award winning book Love Is an Orientation (2009), its interactive DVD curriculum (2011), and recently an academic ebook titled Our Last Option: How a New Approach to Civility can Save the Public Square (2013). Andrew is a regular contributor to a variety of media outlets and frequently lectures at universities around the world. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. For twelve years he lived in the LGBT Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, and is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland, where he is teaching and researching at the University of St. Andrews earning his PhD in Constructive Theology with a focus on the Theology of Culture. Andrew's research centers on the cultural, political, and religious dynamics of reconciliation. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).